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Karen Brown, Fairfield County Community Foundation

Karen Brown, Fairfield County Community Foundation

November 18, 2011

Laura Cronin, a regular contributor to PhilanTopic, spoke with Brown about the impact of the recession on nonprofits in Connecticut and what FCCF is doing to help its grantees weather the diificult economic climate....

Carol Coletta, President, ArtPlace

Carol Coletta, President, ArtPlace

November 2, 2011

Coletta spoke with PND about how the public-private collaboration she leads plans to use community-based arts projects to drive economic revitalization in cities and towns across the country....

Hugh Hogan, Executive Director, North Star Fund

Hugh Hogan, Executive Director, North Star Fund

October 26, 2011

PND spoke with Hogan, who in May celebrated his ninth anniversary as executive director of the fund, about Occupy Wall Street and whether foundations and philanthropists should align themselves with the OWS cause....

Stephanie Cuskley, Chief Executive Officer, NPower

Stephanie Cuskley, Chief Executive Officer, NPower

August 25, 2011

Cuskley, who succeeded Barbara Chang as CEO in 2009, spoke with PND about the organization's Community Corps initiative, an online volunteer portal designed to connect corporate IT volunteers to nonprofits with technology needs....

Alex Counts, President/CEO, Grameen Foundation

Alex Counts, President/CEO, Grameen Foundation

March 23, 2011

PND spoke with Counts about the recent controversy involving Muhammad Yunus and the government of Bangladesh, and the future of microfinance in the South Asia region and elsewhere....

Helen Brunner, Director, Media Democracy Fund

Helen Brunner, Director, Media Democracy Fund

March 12, 2011

Brunner, whose organization makes grants that "protect and promote the public's rights in the Digital Age," spoke with PND about events in the Arab world and the role of nonprofit advocacy groups in ensuring that the 'Net remains open....

Mark Rosenman, Director, Caring to Change

Mark Rosenman, Director, Caring to Change

May 17, 2010

Rosenman spoke with PND about the Caring to Change project's new report, Foundations for the Common Good, and whether organized philanthropy is fulfilling its potential for the American people....